NTI disappointed with GN seeking to dismiss Inuit language lawsuit – Nunavut News

NTI disappointed with GN seeking to dismiss Inuit language lawsuit – Nunavut News

by ahnationtalk on April 26, 202260 Views

April 25, 2022

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated is expressing its disappointment in the Government of Nunavut’s attempt to reject a court challenge over Inuktut language rights in education.

On April 4, the Government of Nunavut (GN) filed a motion to dismiss Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated’s (NTI’s) claim that the GN is systemically discriminating against Nunavut Inuit in Inuktut culture and language by enacting amendments to Nunavut’s Education Act and Inuit Language Protection Act.

NTI filed this claim on Oct. 13, along with Inuit plaintiffs representing parents of Inuit students, citing equality rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Read More: https://www.nunavutnews.com/news/nti-disappointed-with-gn-seeking-to-dismiss-inuit-language-lawsuit/

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